About the Author
Nicole Müller is a Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is the founder-editor of the Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, and is now a co-editor of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. She has authored and edited 10 books, and over 50 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Among her recent books are Approaches to Discourse in Dementia (co-authored with Jackie Guendouzi, 2005), and The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (co-edited with Martin J. Ball, Michael R. Perkins, and Sara Howard, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).
Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor, and Director of the Hawthorne Center for Research in Communicative Disorders, at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is co-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, and has authored and edited over 25 books, 40 contributions to collections, and some 80 refereed articles in academic journals. His most recent books are Clinical Sociolinguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Phonetics for Communication Disorders (co-authored with Nicole Müller, 2005), Clinical Aphasiology: Future Directions (co-edited with Jack Damico, 2007) and Critical Concepts in Clinical Linguistics (co-edited with Tom Powell, 2009).